Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Bear Bares All

From the Southern half of the hemisphere.

... "Bear Story" the sad tale of a lonesome bear who builds an elaborate mechanical diorama in an attempt to remember (and perhaps recover) the life he used to live with his wife and son, before he was ripped from his home and sent to a circus.

But audiences in Osorio’s native Chile immediately know that it’s more than that — it’s also an allegory for the way families were torn apart during the murderous Pinochet regime in Chile in the 1970s. ...

Because of the internet, work many would never know existed get's a showing in the U.S. and other markets.

It isn't all Pixar/DreamWorks/Disney/Blue Sky. Which is a good thing when you reflect on it.

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